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The Mexico-United States barrier ( Spanish: barrera México-Estados Unidos ), also known as the border wall, is a series of vertical barriers along the Mexico-United States border intended to reduce illegal immigration to the United States from Mexico.Is the border wall still being built?
Rebar can be seen being laid on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 , south of Donna, Texas, where the first new border wall is being built in South Texas. (Border Report Photo/Sandra Sanchez).Where is the new border wall located?
The new wall will begin about a half-mile from the Pacific Ocean coastline, at Border Field State Park. It will run east – parallel to the existing fence – to the base of Otay Mountain, officials said. The U.S. Border Patrol’s San Diego Sector, which covers 60 miles of the US-Mexico boundary, is one of the most active in the nation.